Ingrid Lewis-Martin is NYC’s higher power

Ingrid Lewis-Martin is NYC’s higher power

Walk into Ingrid Lewis-Martin’s office in City Hall, and your eye will be drawn to a framed poster behind her crowded desk. It’s her, the chief adviser to New York City Mayor Eric Adams, posing in pink and smiling widely – and behind her, a full-grown female lion. Some tri-state area graphic designer placed the … Read more

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith changing sovereignty bill after ‘confusion’ over powers given to cabinet

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith changing sovereignty bill after ‘confusion’ over powers given to cabinet

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s sovereignty bill was a central part of her platform when she ran for the United Conservative Party leadership.JASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says she’ll change language in her government’s proposed sovereignty act that allows executive members to unilaterally change statutory law, a provision that drew criticism after the … Read more

Better transit, entertainment needed for NY when hosting 2026 World Cup

Better transit, entertainment needed for NY when hosting 2026 World Cup

The Big Apple’s priorities when co-hosting the next World Cup must include figuring out how best to transport fans from all over the globe and entertain them, Mayor Eric Adams said. After watching Team USA get eliminated in a 3-1 loss to The Netherlands, Adams praised mass transit improvements that host country Qatar made to … Read more

NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ controversial new approach to homelessness

NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ controversial new approach to homelessness

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  New York City Mayor Eric Adams gave the city’s first responders, including its police force, a controversial new task this week – to enforce a state law that allows them to … Read more

New York City mayor vows to have mentally ill people on the streets brought to hospitals – KGW News

New York City mayor vows to have mentally ill people on the streets brought to hospitals – KGW News

New York City mayor vows to have mentally ill people on the streets brought to hospitals  KGW News New York City mayor announces plan to hospitalize mentally ill people involuntarily  CBS News Opinion | Moving Mentally Ill People Off the Streets of New York  The New York Times NYPD was ‘blindsided’ by Eric Adams’ plan to involuntarily commit … Read more

Big Apple Comic Con is returning to NYC

Big Apple Comic Con is returning to NYC

See you in the funny papers Pow! Zowie! Attention comic book collectors. NYC’s Big Apple Comic Con — rechristened Christmas Con — is upon us. Collectors could grab a pristine golden age first Superman or Batman comic book. Or an original Marvel drawing by its co-founder. Or maybe a pencil sketch of Dick Tracy in … Read more

Thanksgiving 2022: Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network hosts annual celebration in Harlem, New York City

Thanksgiving 2022: Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network hosts annual celebration in Harlem, New York City

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) — A who’s who of New York City’s elected and community leaders joined Rev. Al Sharpton for the National Action Network’s annual Thanksgiving celebration in Harlem. Many expressed their appreciation on the holiday to give thanks to be back at the table for the first time since the start of the pandemic. … Read more

New York City launches $14.5 million push to clean up streets, curb rat population

New York City launches .5 million push to clean up streets, curb rat population

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York City Department of Sanitation crews are on the front lines of a new initiative to clean up the city. Mayor Eric Adams calls the new push “Get Stuff Clean.” It allocates $14.5 million to clean up 1,000 dirty sites across the city. And it appears those DSNY crews … Read more

NYC Mayor Eric Adams warns Democrats of ‘wrong attitude’ toward top voter concerns

NYC Mayor Eric Adams warns Democrats of ‘wrong attitude’ toward top voter concerns

Big Apple Mayor Eric Adams lambasted Democrats for having the “wrong attitude” when addressing top voter concerns in an op-ed Sunday — after months of blaming fears of rising crime on “perception” and declining to take Gov. Kathy Hochul to task over the hot-button issue. “New York is the safest big city in America, but … Read more

Mayor Eric Adams could be New York Democrats’ fall guy for potential big midterm losses

Mayor Eric Adams could be New York Democrats’ fall guy for potential big midterm losses

CNN  —  Democratic officials and strategists in New York tell CNN they are bracing for what could be stunning losses in the governor’s race and in contests for as many as four US House seats largely in the suburbs. With crime dominating the headlines and the airwaves, multiple Democrats watching these races closely are pointing … Read more